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Shops in French Quarters, Pondicherry

French Quarters- The sea facing Promenade The French quarters is the most beautiful setting in Pondicherry. Right in front of the sea , facing the Promenade, are neatly arranged rows of houses in a grid pattern . It is very idyllic and European in ethos and atmosphere. There is a lot of history here. The French ruled in Pondicherry from 1670 to 1954 and left an indelible mark on the city with their architecture, among other influences. Historical French Quarters In addition to the Gandhi statue , there is also a tall statue of Dupleix as well as a French War Memorial on Goubert Avenue on the Promenade .There is also a marble statue of Joan of Arc, which is located in front of the Church of Our Lady of the Angels in Dumas Street. The Bharathi Park, the Governor’s residence, the Pondicherry Museum and the Aurobindo Ashram ,are all in the French quarters. Shop in Rue Rolland& Rue Dumas The French quarters is characterized by churches, convent buildings and villas painted in white or cheery yellow. Several of these residences have been converted to boutique shops in Pondicherry . Wander around these streets , all with French names ,on foot and shop at a relaxed and easy pace. There is no market frenzy that you would typically have in other big cities. Rue Dumas, Rue Romain Rolland, Rue Suffren and Rue du Bazar St Laurent are some of the streets with best shops in Pondicherry. Many of these shops have small cafes with interesting cuisines situated within their premises. Check out Shopkhoj for reviews about markets in Pondicherry

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The Tamil quarters and the French quarters are two distinct shopping Markets in Pondicherry. An interesting fact is that there are numerous foreign nationals from many European countries who have made Pondicherry their home in the past 10 years. They are into designing and manufacturing garments and several other products and retailing and exporting them. It is exciting to see so many designer shops in Pondicherry. These shops are typically found in the French quarters in Pondicherry. Antique furniture shops are also found in Pondicherry. There are special shops in the Tamil Quarters that sell Auroville products. Casablanca and Kalki are some of the popular shops in the Tamil quarters. Some of the best shops for leather, furniture and pottery can be found in Pondicherry. Hi Design, the internationally famous shop for leather bags is head quartered in Pondicherry.